Taiwan

The China Nexus: Thirty Years In and Around the Chinese Communist Party’s Tyranny

Benedict Rogers’ “The China Nexus: Thirty Years In and Around the CCP’s Tyranny” traces the mounting repression of the Chinese state

China, America, and Thucydides’ Trap

How can China and America avoid the war that befell Athens and Sparta?

Elbridge Colby Christianity & National Security 2023

Elbridge Colby’s lecture at Christianity & National Security 2023. Elbridge Colby discusses China, realist foreign policy goals, and the just…

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Subtext: Science-Fiction as a Guide to China’s Military Future, Part Two

How might Cixin Liu’s Three-Body Problem trilogy of novels reveal plans for China’s desired future military expansion – to infinity and beyond?

Literary Devices: Science-Fiction as a Guide to China’s Military Future, Part 1

Sci-fi has often enabled writers to fight the wars of tomorrow – today! But what do such stories tell us about potential 21st-century conflicts involving China?

Open Oceans or Shuttered Seas?

As China seeks to impose its closed vision of the oceanic commons, the US must counter this approach and recommit to its maritime heritage.

The Global Stakes of the War in Ukraine

America and her allies must understand that the War in Ukraine has never been just about Ukraine

Tilting at the Windmill of Strategic Autonomy

France’s centuries-long quest for strategic autonomy has more often than not led to bad outcomes for the French.

Are China’s Resurgent Economic Cooperatives Preparation for Invading Taiwan?

The return of Maoist-style agricultural communes in China are a foreboding sign of a return to the China of half a century ago.

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